The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 75 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.53% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.56% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 385 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.46% 34.16% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 217 285
Average daily rate £325 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Tandem
4 4 (30.77%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) SaaS
6 2 (15.38%) Social Media
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Interwoven
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (15.38%) AppSense
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
6 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
7 1 (7.69%) C#

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
2 1 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 6 (46.15%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Tandem
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
3 2 (15.38%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Interwoven
1 2 (15.38%) AppSense
2 1 (7.69%) Altiris
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Novell
2 1 (7.69%) Wyse
2 1 (7.69%) VMware